Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Healio brings you the highlights from Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ARVO, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Artificial intelligence may assist in pinpointing AMD progression

May 10, 2017
BALTIMORE — A machine learning algorithm that predicts individual drusen regression using OCT-based biomarkers may predict when early or…
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VIDEO: OCT angiography metrics continue to show good correlation with disease states

May 10, 2017
BALTIMORE ― At the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting here, Amir Kashani, MD, PhD, assistant professor of clinical…
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BrightFocus awards grants for macular degeneration, glaucoma research

May 10, 2017
BALTIMORE — The BrightFocus Foundation awarded grants to five scientists in the fields of macular degeneration and glaucoma research at the…
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VIDEO: Ocular Therapeutix makes progress on drug candidates

May 10, 2017
BALTIMORE — Jonathan Talamo, MD, chief medical officer of Ocular Therapeutix, discusses the company’s pipeline development products…
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T cells in glaucoma patients may have an altered pattern

May 10, 2017
BALTIMORE — Researchers proposed that the body’s self-defense mechanisms may be abnormally activated in glaucoma, resulting in an attack…
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Xen45 gel stent may be useful in managing patients with primary angle closure glaucoma

May 10, 2017
BALTIMORE — In patients with primary angle closure glaucoma, the Xen45 gel stent may be a useful option because of its small size, soft polymer…
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VIDEO: Luminate study shows equivalence to anti-VEGF with fewer injections

May 9, 2017
BALTIMORE — Luminate (ALG-1001) from Allegro Ophthalmics met both its primary and secondary endpoints in a phase 2 trial for the treatment of
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Zeiss introduces new swept-source OCT and OCT angiography technology

May 9, 2017
BALTIMORE At the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting, Zeiss announced new Plex Elite 9000 swept-source OCT and OCT…
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Intravitreal implant with brimonidine reduced GA lesion growth in phase 2 study

May 9, 2017
BALTIMORE — A brimonidine drug delivery system was well tolerated and reduced geographic atrophy lesion growth, nearing statistical…
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VIDEO: Actemra shows potential as giant cell arteritis treatment

May 9, 2017
BALTIMORE ― At the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting here, Christine Birchwood, PhD, senior medical science